Latest News for: Mozart operas

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Sinéad Campbell Wallace on returning to opera: ‘It’s in my bones’

The Irish Times 27 Oct 2021
From Dublin, she went on to the National Opera Studio in London and when she started singing professionally, “I was doing a lot of Handel, Mozart, a little bit of bel canto.” But she got married, wanted a family, and “actually stepped out of the career, left my agent, felt it was time to focus on something else”.
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Israeli Opera takes Mozart's ‘Magic Flute’ to new level

The Jerusalem Post 26 Oct 2021
“I have conducted quite a few of his symphonies and operas, and also chamber works and concertos, and I played piano sonatas by Mozart ... “In addition to releasing the fantasy of this opera by Mozart, the animation can do things you can’t do with actor-singers; and ...
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Review: L.A. Opera is back big time with ‘Tannhäuser’

The Los Angeles Times 26 Oct 2021
The occasion is the return of the 2008 Los Angeles Opera production of “Tannhäuser.” Wagner’s themes don’t go away ... Rather than create something from the ground up, the company cost-cut by obtaining an abstract, boxy, bland set from a Salzburg Festival production of a Mozart opera ... Opera has reconsidered the production and scaled it down further.
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York Opera returns to the stage with 'dark fairytale' The Magic Flute

York Press 25 Oct 2021
AFTER more than a year of Covid-enforced inactivity, York Opera will be taking to the stage again from Tuesday in a production of Mozart's operatic fairytale The Magic Flute ... .
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Anchorage Symphony’s Renegades highlights Bologne, Stravinsky, and Mozart on Nov. 6

Index-Journal 24 Oct 2021
Very few composers have the name recognition that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart does ... During his short life (he passed at 35 years old), Mozart wrote 21 stage and opera works, 15 Masses, more than 50 symphonies, 25 piano concertos, 12 violin concertos, 27 concert arias, 17 piano sonatas, and 26 string quartets.
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Anchorage Symphony presents 'Renegades' on Nov. 6

Index-Journal 23 Oct 2021
Very few composers have the name recognition that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart does ... During his short life (he passed at 35 years old), Mozart wrote 21 stage and opera works, 15 Masses, more than 50 symphonies, 25 piano concertos, 12 violin concertos, 27 concert arias, 17 piano sonatas, and 26 string quartets.
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The Week in History: Oct. 23-29

Aberdeen News 23 Oct 2021
1954. West Germany was invited to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, which it did the following year. 1980. "The Marlboro ManClint Roberts and Ken Stofferahn were in a race for the U.S. House seat in South Dakota's 2nd Congressional District ... Senate. 1987 ... The opera ''Don Giovanni'' by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart had its world premiere in Prague.
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Bernard Haitink, conductor who let music speak for itself, dies at 92

Gulf News 22 Oct 2021
Along with the Concertgebouw, Haitink had long associations in Britain with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Glyndebourne Festival ... Haitink began conducting opera in the 1960s and made his debut at the Glyndebourne Festival in 1972, leading Mozart's "Abduction From the Seraglio."
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Schenectady Symphony collaborating with Skidmore on full opera

The Daily Gazette 21 Oct 2021
Cate LeCours, seated, reinterpreted the opera’s recitatives ... “We’re reframing Mozart’s ‘Don Giovanni’ in the era of the Me-Too Movement,” said Sylvia Stoner, who sings the lead soprano role of Donna Elvira ... The opera, which premiered in 1787 in Prague, has some of Mozart’s most eloquent music.
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This Week in History: Congress rejects surrender terms from Battle of Saratoga

Observer Dispatch 21 Oct 2021
Mozart opera. The Avon Theater on Lafayette Street in Utica attracts more than 1,500 theater-goers to a production of Mozart’s comic opera, “Cosi Fan Tutte.” The leading role of Leonora is performed by famed American soprano, Irene Williams ... “Sung in English, the opera lost nothing ...
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Faith of the Founding Fathers and the myth of “Christian America” Part 4

The American Israelite 21 Oct 2021
This is the fourth of five weekly installments on the religious basis of the founding of the United States of America ... E. Jefferson ... (It is also of particular interest from another interview she has given, to the Dallas Morning News, that her favorite sources of religious solace and insight come from the symphonies of Mahler and the operas of Mozart ... .
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Syracuse Opera opens season with Mozart comedy at Redhouse Arts Center

The Post-Standard 20 Oct 2021
“But, when I conduct Mozart’s brilliant overture to introduce the opera, I’m certain people will be amazed at the music, which he completed the same year he premiered ‘The Marriage of Figaro.” ... Mozart’s contest entry mocks the institution of opera itself, portraying the vanity of ...
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Emily Mwila at the Met

RNZ 20 Oct 2021
Emily’s stage debut was for Wellington’s Eternity Opera in 2016, singing Zerlina in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, and then the following year she sang Susannah for Eternity’s Marriage of Figaro.
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Opera legend Edita Gruberova dies aged 74

Urdu Point 19 Oct 2021
The Slovak-born opera star, whose career spanned more than 50 years, died in Zurich on Monday, Munich-based Hilbert Artists Management said ... But her real breakthrough came two years later as the Queen of the Night in Mozart's "The Magic Flute" at the Vienna State Opera, a role she would go on to sing 148 times during her career.
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Shows at Shenzhen Concert Hall

Shenzhen Daily 19 Oct 2021
Chinese baritone Hong Zhiguang will sing songs from Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” and other easy-listening songs from Western operas and musicals ... He received full scholarships from both Mannes and Yale and was named the Metropolitan Opera National Council Boston’s district winner ...
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